The Community Advocates Network (CAN) is a network of neighborhood leaders, community members, and business owners from across the city who advocate for increased access and mobility in Atlanta.
Join the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition in supporting one of their favorite restaurant partners, Doc Chey’s Grant Park! On Monday 11/29, Tuesday 11/30, and Wednesday 12/1, dine in or order take out, mention the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition, and Doc Chey’s will donate 25% of your purchase back to ABC.
On May 3rd, the Georgia Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) Capital to Coast bike safety event launches in Atlanta. The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition will be leading a city cycling safety skills class and ride.
We will practice three critical skills to employ when cycling city streets. Whether you are riding Atlanta streets as a necessity – going to work, the pharmacy, the grocery store, or to an appointment — or just want to move your body, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is here to help you navigate your trip. There will be free e-bikeshare on hand if you need a bike for the class. More information.
Spring is right around the corner and kids are getting more restless than ever. Many of them are venturing further down the street or out and about the neighborhood – on bikes!
The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition’s 45-minute virtual classes will run on select Tuesday afternoon from 3:00-4:15 p.m. during the months of March and April. These engaging and visually entertaining classes are designed for adults to pick up skills and resources to transfer to children.
You will learn:
- Basic rules of the road/sidewalk
- How to do a quick ABC (air, brakes, chain) safety check on a bike
- Ways to assess a street for ride-ability
- What to wear when biking and how to fit a helmet
- How following the CDC guidelines help keep children safe while biking
More information and registration.
Are you ready to be part of Atlanta’s bicycling craze? The city’s got more and more folks out there riding bikes for fitness, commuting to work and school, as a means to get errands done, or taking in the BeltLine and other park spaces on two wheels. Come learn how to ride a bike.
This class is for true beginners – adults who have never been on a bicycle or those who may have tried riding a bike a few times, but are not comfortable balancing, starting and stopping, shifting gears, and scanning the environment while pedaling. After you complete the classes in this course, you will get all those skills and leave empowered to join the thousands of other cyclists enjoying and negotiating Atlanta. Registration and more information.
Whether you are riding our city streets out of necessity to get to work, to the pharmacy, to the grocery store, or to an appointment or you are wanting to just get out and move your body, the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition is here for you.
In this lesson, you will:
- know where to get a bike or your bike repaired
- learn how to do an ABC-Q check to make sure you’re bike is ready to go
- fit your helmet
- plan your essential trip route
- learn signaling and other timely communication strategies
- know how to safely take the lane
- share your strategies for safely getting to, being at, and getting home from your destination
We are committed to your safety as you negotiate the city streets for transportation, essential services, and recreation. We’ll remind you of the CDC’s Social Distancing and Prevention Guidelines that apply to people on bikes in each class.
The Community Advocates Network (CAN) is a network of neighborhood leaders, community members, and business owners from across Atlanta working to achieve Vision Zero. The first call of the year is scheduled for Jan. 21 at 6 p.m. Participants will discuss safe and active transportation around school zones and provide feedback on ABC’s 2021 policy platform. More information.
School’s out and kids are getting more restless than ever. Many of them are venturing further down the street or out and about the neighborhood – on bikes!!
Atlanta Bicycle Coalition’s 45-minute virtual classes will run every Tuesday afternoon from 3-4:15 p.m. beginning May 19 until June 16. These engaging and visually entertaining classes are designed for adults to pick up skills and resources to transfer to children.
On April 20 the Atlanta City Council voted unanimously to adopt the Vision Zero Strategic Transportation Plan proposed by Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. The policy is focused on eliminating traffic deaths and reducing crashes and serious injuries in the City of Atlanta.
From an April 21 press release: